Esselborn

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Esselborn
Coat of arms of Esselborn
Coat of arms
Location of Esselborn within Alzey-Worms district
Esselborn in AZ.svg
Esselborn is located in Germany
Esselborn
Esselborn
Esselborn is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Esselborn
Esselborn
Coordinates: 49°42′55″N 08°07′07″E / 49.71528°N 8.11861°E / 49.71528; 8.11861Coordinates: 49°42′55″N 08°07′07″E / 49.71528°N 8.11861°E / 49.71528; 8.11861
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictAlzey-Worms
Municipal assoc.Alzey-Land
Government
 • MayorMarkus Pinger
Area
 • Total4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total365
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
55234
Dialling codes06731
Vehicle registrationAZ
Websitewww.gemeinde-esselborn.de

Esselborn is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Alzey-Worms district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality lies in Rhenish Hesse.

History[edit]

In 763, Esselborn had its first documentary mention. Held at first by the Lords of Strahlenberg, Esselborn was then an Electoral Palatinate possession as of 1408.

Church in Esselborn, 13th century

Politics[edit]

Town council[edit]

The council is made up of 8 council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman.

The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results:[2]

Oberhellmann Reßler Total
2009 5 3 8 seats

In 2004 there was an election by majority vote.

Coat of arms[edit]

The municipality’s arms might be described thus: Argent two batons per saltire gules, the one in bend sinister surmounting the other, fastened thereto with a nail, and with a branch couped palewise in base dexter, in base a rose twig vert with one rose of the second barbed and seeded proper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. ^ Kommunalwahl Rheinland-Pfalz 2009, Gemeinderat

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